Alumna Danna Freedman, Professor MIT (Ph.D. '09, Chem with Professor Jeffrey Long) Photo courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation.
Danna Freedman, the F.G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at MIT, has been named a 2...Read more about Alumna Danna Freedman awarded MacArthur Fellowship
Herbert Alexander Young (1906-1965) Professor of Chemistry and Dean, College of Letters and Science UC Davis. (1945, Tennessee Eastman Corporation newsletter photo. This version of the image is a mural at UC Davis.)
Herbert Young son of William Alexander and Aldie...Read more about In Memoriam: alumnus Herbert Alexander Young
Berries being processed for the marketplace. (photo Adobe Stock)
The Product Development Program (PDP) at UC Berkeley is a master’s level – non-traditional degree program. The program focuses on...Read more about PDP student research becomes white papers for Givaudan
Undated photo of alumna Vera Kistiakowsky
Vera Kistiakowsky (9 September 1928 – 11 December 2021) was an American research physicist, teacher, and arms control activist. She was professor emerita at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the physics department and Laboratory...Read more about In Memoriam: Alumna Vera Kistiakowsky
John Hearst in his office. Undated photo by Dennis Galloway. Collection of the College of Chemistry.
John E. Hearst, distinguished colleague and professor emeritus of chemistry, passed away this morning at the age of 87.
John was born in Vienna,...Read more about In Memoriam: John E. Hearst
Chancellor Carol Christ presents the Berkeley Citation to Professor Jeffrey Reimer. photo: Michael Barnes
We are delighted to announce that Professor of the Graduate School...Read more about Professor Jeffrey Reimer presented with the Berkeley Citation
It is my pleasure to share this report celebrating the 25th anniversary of Tan Kah Kee Hall at UC Berkeley and honoring the community of alumni and friends whose partnership helped make this extraordinary structure a reality. Dedicated in 1997, Tan Kah Kee Hall is the...Read more about Celebrating 25 years of groundbreaking research at Tan Kah Kee Hall
Carolyn Bertozzi as a young professor at UC Berkeley. (Photo: courtesy of College of Chemistry)
Carolyn Bertozzi, a professor at Stanford University who today shared the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, spent her formative and most creative years at UC Berkeley.
David Schaffer, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at U.C. Berkeley, gave a presentation during homecoming on the future of gene therapies and stem cell therapies. Viewed as the next...Read more about Meet our faculty: David Schaffer, pioneer in bioengineering and gene therapies
Plastics made from polyethylene (white strands), such as the milk bottle shown in background, can now be broken down into smaller molecules — propylene — that are valuable for making another type of plastic, polypropylene. Click image for more detailed caption. (Illustration: Brandon...Read more about Process converts polyethylene bags, plastics to polymer building blocks